All posts tagged "featured"

  • Ephrata senior Aubrey Zimmerman (center) gets a photo with her parents, Amy and Ned Zimmerman, after scoring her 200th career goal Monday. Photo by Dwight Palm
    Zimmerman sets EHS mark with 200th career goal

    To get 200 of anything is a pretty big deal. So when Ephrata girls lacrosse player Aubrey Zimmerman notched her 200th career goal Monday night in a 19-10 non-league victory over Schuylkill Valley, she was pretty excited....

    • Posted May 3, 2017
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  • Jill Shober Hilt (left), president of the former Friends of the Ephrata Public Library, and Lorraine Bowman (right), a fixture with the Friends since it launched in 1983. Photo by Patrick Burns
    Forever Friends

    Friends of the Ephrata Public Library have raised about $881K between 1984-2016 and donated about $50K per year since 2010 Friends of the Ephrata Public Library may be gone but it’s certainly not forgotten. The group officially...

    • Posted May 3, 2017
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  • The executive team of the Ephrata Area Education Foundation includes (front row, left to right) Dean Hoover, president; Connie Kirby, vice president; (back, l-r) Aaron Groff, treasurer; Ann Marie Haus, secretary and executive director
    Foundation making huge impact

    Has awarded 119 grants totaling nearly $168K to EASD programs Over the past several years, school administrators across the country have had to scramble to deal with an ever-shrinking revenue stream. However, the Ephrata Area School District...

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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  • Grease was the word…

                                  Photos by Dick Wanner

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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  • Josh Battisti
    Played well…Cocalico junior defies Asperger’s; lands lead in Reading musical production

    To meet 17-year-old Josh Battisti, a budding thespian and junior at Cocalico High School, one may never expect to link him with the word autism. The theater-obsessed teen is often all smiles, in and out of character....

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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  • Josh Clair
    Clair steps down as EHS mat coach

    After 12 seasons as head wrestling coach at Ephrata, Josh Clair recently decided to step down in order to spend more time with his family. With a wife and a year-and-a-half old son at home, Clair said...

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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  • Parents accompanied the youngest egg hunters onto the field, but for the older kids it was every boy/girl for him/herself. Photo by Dick Wanner
    The thrill of the hunt…

    The Ephrata Lions Club held its umpteenth annual Easter egg hunt Saturday morning at Grater Memorial Park. The Legion parking lot was filled and there were at least 200 or maybe 300 people by unofficial estimate on...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • It's almost time for the curtain to go up on Ephrata High School's production of "Grease: School Ver-sion," running April 20-22 at 7 p.m. Cast members include (front, left to right) Stephanie Beiler as Sandy; Ellis Vogt as Danny; (back, l-r) Halle Snyder as Jan; Riley Martin as Roger; Eliza Mull as Frenchy; Steve Homan as Sonny; Emily Walker as Miss Lynch; Dana Battle as Patty; Shane Wright as Doody; Carly Ludwig as Marty; Bella Torres as Rizzo; Jerel Straley as Kenickie. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    ‘Grease is the word’ at EHS

    Ephrata High School Theater Program proudly presents “Grease: School Version,” which allows audiences of all ages to enjoy the classic characters and music of the original theatrical and film versions of this beloved musical. While edited for...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • Silos rise high above the former Wenger Feed Mill property between East Main and East Franklin streets. Photo courtesy of Economic Development Company of Lancaster County
    Mulling the mill

    Public input sought on historic Wenger property redevelopment Ephrata Borough wants to hear residents’ ideas on possible ways to breathe new life into the old Wenger Feed Mill. Could it be a restaurant, an entertainment center, retail...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • Kids inspect their prizes provided by the East Cocalico Lions Club.
    An ‘egg-citing’ day in Reamstown

    Although it has a lengthy history, the annual Community Easter Egg Hunt in Reamstown Memorial Park always seems new and fresh thanks to the hundreds of happy children it attracts. On Saturday afternoon, April 15, the hunt, sponsored...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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